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Wondershare PDFelement

$69.95
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Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 37 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.11
  • Total Downloads:
    161,970
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 07, 2016
  • Price:
    Free to try (Watermark on output); $69.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    1018.14KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    423
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #16 in PDF Software

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Editors' Review

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Wondershare PDF Editor allows modifications to text, graphics, watermarks, digital signatures, and pretty much any attribute of a PDF document. It performs conversions between PDFs and hundreds of other file types, including popular Microsoft Office files.

Pros

Extensive editing: Wondershare PDF Editor looks and feels like a proper editor, with straightforward ribbon-type menus and access to any element for modification, deletion, or new entry. We particularly enjoyed editing embedded graphics and being able to manage file pages in every detail.

File conversion quality: Very good work has been done to ensure faithful conversions between different file types. We successfully converted PDF embedded tables into Excel spreadsheets to take advantage of the latter's calculation prowess.

Document management: Watermarks, digital signatures, and document restriction control from a single summary menu all attest to a powerful editor, good for any level of personal or corporate work.

Cons

Lack of PDF file creation: For such a powerful app, it's a pity that PDF file creation is omitted. This single feature would make Wondershare's app a truly one-stop solution for PDF documents.

Separate OCR plugin: In typical freeware marketing fashion, OCR functionality comes in a separate paid plug-in and is not even included in the editor's paid version.

Bottom Line

Wondershare PDF Editor makes a favorable impression, being a thoughtfully designed and very capable PDF editor. It interfaces accurately with many popular file types and comes with all the file management features required for corporate use. The purchasing price of $59.95 puts it in a very competitive market position.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Wondershare PDF Editor 3.6.3.

 
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5 stars

"Perfectly fulfilled all my requirements!"

February 29, 2016  |  By Porse Wong

2016-02-29 22:20:04  |  By Porse Wong

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 5.7.4

Pros

flexible and compatible.

Cons

Perfectly.

Summary

I had tried many PDF tool, FoxIt, PDF Nomad, PDFPen and PDFClerk... None of those offer the same feature set as PDFelement has,which perfectly fulfilled all my requirements.

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1 stars

"Don't try trial version"

February 25, 2016  |  By diane1515

2016-02-25 08:54:33  |  By diane1515

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 5.7.4

Pros

Don't know..

Cons

The trial version is horrible. There is very little you can do, including editing and printing with out buying, which it keeps prompting you to do. A huge waste of time. How can I know if I want to buy it, it I can't use it?

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5 stars

"Thank you for providing an alternative to Adobe..."

February 15, 2016  |  By williams721

2016-02-15 23:55:09  |  By williams721

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 5.7.4

Pros

easy to use, powerful.

Cons

wish there was an android version to use on my phone.

Summary

Surprisingly easy to use, and unexpectedly satisfied without exception. I use the windows version but wish there was an android version to use on my phone and/or tab.

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1 stars

"this is a PIECE OF CRAP"

January 19, 2016  |  By johnquincy4

2016-01-19 21:09:09  |  By johnquincy4

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 5.7.4

Pros

None -fails to function at all -

Cons

1. submit for goes to outlook?
2. can not open a doc from email
3. can not even save a doc as an image
4. can not save a doc as a word document without missing all type of inputs
5. not user intuitive
6. useless for basic functions - email, to open, fill and form resend.

why in the world cant someone make an intuitive software anymore

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4 stars

"Works in general fine, with a few flaws"

September 17, 2015  |  By soz1

2015-09-17 10:38:05  |  By soz1

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 5.6.2

Pros

PDFelement is a collection of PDF utilities including an editor.PDF´s are either merged scanned image files or "generic" files printed via a printer driver. The program handels both types well, extracting pages, merging PDF´s, converting to misc. file formats, creating PDF´s from images / Office files as well as creating PDF´s from scratch with forms, text, images, radio buttons etc.(File -> New -> Blank).
Handling of "generic" PDF´s is almost flawless converting brochures, timetables to almost exact Office formats, editing such files also unproblematic.
Scanned PDF´s is by OCR copied to an editable copy where OCR simultaneously in more than one language is possible.The result of processing a French document with German references was very accurate.Beforefore converting such a document to Word it was for me necessary to remove hidden objects (backgrounds?) from
pages (easily done) to get a decent result.

Cons

The produced docx files load slow in my Office 2003 triggering Word to check formatting of the document first.By unticking a couple of options in Word this problem was solved (I do not remember how).
OCR under the Edit tab works fine, while enabeling OCR under the Convert tab without first editing out hidden objects was not that good.
Processing large scanned documents the program has a tendency to crash.

Summary

All in one tool with a lot of great functions.Nice interface.Will create PDF´s from scratch.Flaws will hopefully be corrected as time go by.Wondershare offer free lifetime upgrades.

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2 stars

"Dont download trial"

July 19, 2015  |  By elasticman42

2015-07-19 08:38:13  |  By elasticman42

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 5.5.2

Pros

none none none

Cons

Trial only does a few pages. dont waste your time.

Summary

stay away

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1 stars

"Constantly crashing, asking for password but wont accep"

July 09, 2015  |  By woodlands98

2015-07-09 23:15:22  |  By woodlands98

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 5.5.1

Pros

Too angry at the hours wasted to think of any

Cons

Constantly crashing, often won't open a document - wants a password for a document that has no password and won't accept Wondershare password. Put a review on Wondershare's website and it never showed up. And having to have a password to use a piece of software - really. Have repeatedly asked for a refund but never had a response to that request.

Summary

Look elsewhere. Not at Wondershare.

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3 stars

"Poor print quality and must buy OCR for scanned docs."

May 20, 2015

2015-05-20 09:03:49

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 5.1.1

Pros

Works well on converted documents. Easy to use.

Cons

No OCR included, so won't work with scanned documents. Poor print quality, glaze/fuzzy text.

Summary

Good for basic use. Look elsewhere for crisp output.

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1 stars

"Very bed experience"

May 06, 2015  |  By Jasna Andjelkovic

2015-05-06 23:17:59  |  By Jasna Andjelkovic

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 5.1.1

Pros

I could download it from here - only good thing....

Cons

But than, ugly enormous mark /water-sign/ ended up on all of my 50 PDF doc pages! And I couldn't get it removed unless I buy it. I am so dissatisfied with this!

Summary

I would never ever give my money for such a fraud, they force you to buy it.

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1 stars

"Poor/bad experience"

March 31, 2015  |  By Jasna Andjelkovic

2015-03-31 04:58:07  |  By Jasna Andjelkovic

 |  Version: Wondershare PDFelement 4.0.1

Pros

lets you save but intsert watermark/ruins the whole job if you dont want to register. I am very unsatisfied with thisone.

Cons

lets you save but intsert watermark/ruins the whole job if you dont want to register. I am very unsatisfied with thisone.

Summary

Cant undo damage done...I had to uninstal right away. Which also wasn't that easy..

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.11
Version 5.11 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Wondershare Software
Publisher web site http://www.wondershare.com
Release Date December 01, 2016
Date Added November 07, 2016
Version 5.11
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory PDF Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1018.14KB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 161,970
Downloads Last Week 423
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Watermark on output
Price $69.95

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